Definition of paper taffeta in English:

paper taffeta

noun

mass noun
  • A lightweight taffeta with a crisp papery finish.

    as modifier ‘an embroidered silk paper-taffeta dress’
    • ‘Her latest collection consists of stunning jewel encrusted gowns in luxurious rich fabrics like paper taffeta, duchess satins, sumptuous organzas and flowing chiffons.’
    • ‘Using stiff paper taffeta she made togas that fell in a triangle from neck to floor.’